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Rodney S. Diggs, Esq.

Rodney S. Diggs’ decision to become an attorney was driven by his unyielding belief that all people deserve equal justice and respect under the law. Through his work, he has focused on advocating for those who need a champion when facing some of the most pressing and demoralizing experiences of their lifetimes.

Rodney is known across the country as a practiced litigator with substantial experience trying cases to verdict in both federal and state courts. His legal expertise focuses on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour issues as well as civil rights litigation. Key achievements of Rodney’s litigation career include securing a $9.1 million verdict in a wrongful death case against the City of Long Beach. This was the largest verdict in history against the City of Long Beach and the second largest verdict in a wrongful death case in the Central District of California.

EDUCATION

  • Howard University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

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Professional
Experience

  • Howard University School of Law International Alumni
    Association (HUSLIAA) – Board of Directors
  • Langston Bar Association, Officer and Board
    of Directors
  • Watts Labor Community Action Committee,
    Board of Directors
  • American Board of Trial Advocates SideBar,
    Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member

Honoras And
Awards

  • Continental Who’s Who (2020)
  • The Marquis Who’s Who in America (2020)
  • Top 100 Lawyer in California – Daily Journal (2019)
  • Top 40 under 40 – The National Trial Lawyers (2019)
  • Most Powerful Employment Lawyer –
    Law Dragon (2018)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2014 – 2020)
  • National Black Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40
  • Los Angeles African American Vanguard
    Awards – 100 Most Influential African Americans (2017)
  • National Bar Association – 40 Under 40 Nation’s
    Best Advocates (2017)
  • California Legislature Assembly – 40 Under 40
    Civic Emerging Leaders (2017)
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Tau Beta
    Omega Chapter Community Leader Award (2018)

Practice Areas

Rodney Diggs is recognized as a leading attorney in the State of California in cases where the powerful have abused that power. When you face a legal battle against a large corporation or entity, Rodney will fight to ensure they are brought to justice and you receive the acknowledgement, respect, and compensation you deserve.

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